Harold G. Koenig, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Box 3400 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6633
Email address harold.koenig@duke.edu

My primary research is focused on studying the effects of religion and spirituality on health. I am founding Co-Director of Duke’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health.

For a complete bio and CV, go to the following website: https://spiritualityandhealth.duke.edu/index.php/harold-g-koenig-m-d

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1982

Publications

Wang, Liqun, Harold G. Koenig, Zhiqiang He, Xiaoya Sun, Saad Al Shohaib, and Zhizhong Wang. “Religiosity and Telomere Length: Moderating Effect of Religiosity on the Relationship Between High-Risk Polymorphisms of the Apolipoprotein E and TOMM40 Gene and Telomere Length.” J Appl Gerontol 39, no. 6 (June 2020): 627–34. https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464819865415.

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31339412
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Martins, Helga, Sílvia Caldeira, Tiago Dias Domingues, Margarida Vieira, and Harold G. Koenig. “Validation of the Belief Into Action Scale (BIAC) in Portuguese Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy.” J Holist Nurs 38, no. 2 (June 2020): 193–204. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898010119879531.

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31619110
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Dew, Rachel E., Bernard Fuemmeler, and Harold G. Koenig. “Trajectories of Religious Change From Adolescence to Adulthood, and Demographic, Environmental, and Psychiatric Correlates.” J Nerv Ment Dis 208, no. 6 (June 2020): 466–75. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001154.

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32053568
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He, Shulan, Jiangping Li, Zhizhong Wang, Liqun Wang, Lan Liu, Xian Sun, Saad Al Shohaib, and Harold G. Koenig. “Early-life exposure to famine and late-life depression: Does leukocyte telomere length mediate the association?” J Affect Disord 274 (May 23, 2020): 223–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.05.082.

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32469808
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Abdala, Gina Andrade, Maria Dyrce Dias Meira, Gabriel Tagliari Rodrigo, Morenilza Bezerra da Conceição Fróes, Matheus Souza Ferreira, Sammila Andrade Abdala, and Harold George Koenig. “Religion, Age, Education, Lifestyle, and Health: Structural Equation Modeling.” J Relig Health, May 14, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-020-01034-3.

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32409988
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